HDP: People from 15 cities will march to Amed for Leyla
On 15 February, the 100th day of hunger strike for Leyla Güven’, rallies and marches from 15 different cities will merge in Amed.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has announced a new action to support the hunger strike actions carried out by the prisoners.
The hunger strike has been led by Democratic Society Congress (DTK) co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven, who has been on hunger strike for 95 days demanding the end of isolation against Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan.
Rallies have been organised by the HDP in Amed, Istanbul, and lastly on Saturday in Mersin to support hunger strikers.
HDP in Amed has promoted a 10-day Vigil joined by its deputies. As government has not replied to the HDP’s demands, the deputies have decided to continue the action.
Marches and rallies in 15 different places
According to the decision taken by the HDP, on 15 February, the 100th day of hunger strike of Leyla Güven, rallies and marches from 15 different cities will merge in Amed.
Preparations for the marches and rallies have already began in the following cities:
Hakkari, Van, Kars, Igdir, Bitlis, Agri, Mus, Sirnak, Mardin, Siirt, Batman, Dersim, Bingol, Antep and Urfa. The marches will all merge in a huge rally in Amed, in its central Bağlar district.